Hang Ah Dim Sum authentic Chinese food in Santa Rosa, California

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Dim Sum at Hang Ah of Santa Rosa

If you’ve been eating Chinese food in Santa Rosa your whole life, you’ve been living a lie! Hang Ah Dim Sum Restaurant, by some accounts, is the only authentic Chinese food in Santa Rosa.

China is one of the biggest sources for US tourism, so being able to refer them to authentic Chinese food is crucial for our rental car agency. A recent report from Business Insider said 1.8 million Chinese tourists visited America and spent a whopping $21.1 billion in 2014. That number could top $80 billion by 2021, writes Avery Booker at China Luxury Advisors. So, if you fly into STS and rent a car from Sixt, Hang Ah has authentic Chinese food just 15 minutes away in downtown Santa Rosa. Continue reading

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Peanuts Movie Sparks Travel Interest to Sonoma County

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Peanuts Movie Sparks Interest in Santa Rosa and Charles M. Schulz Airport #PeanutsMovie

The people at Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa say The Peanuts Movie is bringing more attention to Sonoma County.  The creator of Peanuts lived in Sonoma County for 57 years, and was so beloved by the community that after his death they named the Sonoma County Airport (STS) after him. Continue reading

Snowbirds Headline 2015 Wings over the Wine Country Air Show

Wings over the Wine Country - Sonoma County Air Show September 26-27, 2015
Canadian Snowbirds will soar over Sonoma County September 26-27, 2015

The Canadian Snowbirds will star in the 2015 Wings over the Wine Country Air Show, organized by the Pacific Coast Air Museum September 26-27 at the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport STS in Santa Rosa, California. Make sure to rent a car from Sixt for this exciting event.

The 2015 air show will also feature ‘Wings of Blue,’ the U.S. Air Force Sky Diving Team, the F-16 Fighting Falcon, an F-86 and MiG-15 Chase Demo, as well as top name aerobatic performers, warbird fly-bys, static aircraft displays, President’s Club Seating, a performer’s reception, climb-aboard aircrafts, great food and fun for the whole family.

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team is a Canadian nine ship precision formation team composed of serving members of the Canadian Forces. Their pilots and technicians work as a team to bring thrilling performances to the North American public. Serving as Canadian ambassadors, the Snowbirds demonstrate the Skill, Professionalism and Teamwork inherent in the women and men of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Forces. Learn more at the Wings Over the Wine Country Website, http://wingsoverwinecountry.org/.

Rent a 2016 Smart Car electric drive at Sixt rent a car of STS

Remember recently we added a Smart Car to our fleet? Well, we’ve doubled down and this time, it’s ELECTRIC!

Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa, California is proud to offer the 2016 Smart Car Electric Drive with service now inside the terminal at The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS). This electrified Smart Car helps avoid gas station lines simply by plugging into any normal household electrical outlet at a cost of only about $1.20 a day. (Grounded and professionally installed 120 volt electrical outlets are strongly recommended.)

a small red 2016 smart car electric drive parked in front of a chateau style building part of Kendall Jacksin vineyards
2016 Smart Car electric drive parked in front of Kendall Jackson Vineyards
“We wanted everyone to drive around in the wine country in an EV,” said Sixt rent a car franchise owner Steve Schneider demonstrating the charger on video. “There’s EV charging stations everywhere.” Continue reading

Sixt rent a car franchisee opens new in-terminal branch at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Sixt rent a car logo in press release about Franchise opening at The Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, CaliforniaFT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA, LLC) announce the opening of a new branch to service the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, California. This is the second Sixt branch in Sonoma County, preceded by a branch that opened last year which services the Santa Rosa local area.

“The new, in-terminal Sixt branch will provide great convenience for customers flying in,” said Craig Olson, Executive Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt. “We look forward to providing great service and vehicles to incoming travelers, all at a reasonable price.”

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Sixt rent a car inside STS terminal

Sonoma County has many attractions like golf, cycling, beaches, shopping, and is also well-known for its fine cuisine and wine culture,” said Sixt franchise owner Steve Schneider. “We are grateful for the response from the community and have doubled the size of our initial fleet with premium-cars and staff to meet the needs and wishes of our customers.” ===> SEE MORE

Visit Jack London State Park in 2016, the 100th anniversary of his death

winery in The Valley of the Moon - Sonoma County near Glen Ellen Jack London Historic State Park
Jack London’s estate includes a vineyard still in production today.
The Valley of the Moon is a magical place situated in the foothills of Sonoma County filled with history, charming villages, rustic wineries and breathtaking scenery.  It is where famed author Jack London spent the final years of his life, and 2016 will be a hundred years since his death.

Jack London State Historic Park is located in the famed “Valley of the Moon,” also known as Sonoma Valley, where the author of “White Fang,” “Call of the Wild,” and “The Sea Wolf’ called home.  The park is just 35 minutes from The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) and Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa. Continue reading

Kudos to Devon Gomez for Excellent Customer Service at Sixt rentals cars of STS and Santa Rosa

sixt rental car agent Devon Gomez with Seymour the Travel Bulldog
Devon Gomez, Sixt of STS
The following is an excerpt from an email we received on 8/18/15:

Dear  Colleagues,

Please see the below compliment from one of our clients.

Keep up the great work team!

Best regards


Customer Service Department

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Rent a Smart Car in Santa Rosa

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Rent a Smart Car at Sixt of Santa Rosa

We’re excited to announce our new arrival… our new baby, the world famous Smart Car from Mercedes Benz.  You can park two of these in a normal parking spot and it gets unbelievable gas mileage.  Now you can feel smart and be smart by making the smart choice: Smart Car at Sixt of Santa Rosa!

Gravenstein Apple Fair Celebrates Heirloom Farming in Sebastopol, California

Gravenstein Apple Fair - Sebastopol, California

These days everyone gets so obsessed with apples of the computer kind, but in Sebastopol, California they remember what real apple farming was all about, before the glut of grapes in Sonoma County. Take a bite out of a real Grav on August 8th and 9th, 2015 by coming to Sonoma County for the 42nd Gravenstein Apple Fair under the shade of majestic oaks in Ragle Ranch Park in Sebastopol.

If you’re traveling from outside the area, the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) and Sixt rent a car are conveniently located just 18 minutes from the Apple Fair, so join us for a weekend of old-fashioned fun. Continue reading

Sixt rental cars continues US expansion in Boston and Charleston

Sixt rent a car.  (PRNewsFoto/Sixt Franchise USA, LLC)

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – Sixt SE and its US Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA, LLC) announce the opening of new branches to service Boston Logan International Airport and Charleston International Airport. Opening branches to service these two airports continues the expansion of the Sixt airport network in the United States.

“The franchise opening in Boston greatly enhances our presence in New England and the Northeast US, and travelers flying in to Boston will enjoy renting premium vehicles like a BMW 328i or BMW 528i from Sixt,” said Craig Olson, Executive Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt. “The franchise opening in Charleston further strengthens the Sixt network in the Carolinas and the Southeast US.” SEE MORE